Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Promises Retaliation For Nuclear Scientist Killing

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Promises Retaliation For Nuclear Scientist Killing. (FILE) Dubai: Iran’s supreme leader promised on Saturday to retaliate for the killing of the Islamic Republic’s top nuclear scientist, raising the threat of a new confrontation with the West and Israel in the remaining weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to continue … Read more

Military help with vaccine rollout is a blessing and a curse, experts say

Inside of the Department of National Defence they are calling it “a whole of nation effort.” And the tasking of Canada’s top former NATO commander in Iraq, Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, with the job of running the COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign is inarguably a point of pride for an institution that often radiates a can-do attitude.  It also, … Read more

Ethiopia Claims Victory in Tigray Conflict After Shelling Restive Region’s Capital

Ethiopia Claims Victory in Tigray Conflict After Shelling Restive Region’s Capital

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia claimed victory in its conflict with the restive region of Tigray on Saturday, after a daylong series of artillery strikes against the regional capital, a city of half a million people. With communications shut off, there was no way to independently confirm the government’s claim, and the leadership of Tigray … Read more

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller makes history as first woman to play in Power 5 football game

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller makes history as first woman to play in Power 5 football game

Vanderbilt women’s soccer player Sarah Fuller made history Saturday as the first woman to play in a Power 5 Conference college football game, according to Vanderbilt Athletics. Fuller kicked off at the start of the second half of Saturday’s game against Missouri as the crowd cheered.  Her kick was recovered by Missouri at its 35-yard line, … Read more

Alberta government leaving hundreds of millions of dollars for workers unclaimed, labour advocates say

New data obtained by the federal NDP show the Alberta government is a national outlier for leaving federal pandemic funds for frontline workers unclaimed. The information, released by the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) on Friday, shows the provincial government has left at least $300 million on the table that could be used to pay … Read more

Iran suffers more humiliation with killing of nuclear chief. But no one in the world’s most febrile region wants war

Iran suffers more humiliation with killing of nuclear chief. But no one in the world's most febrile region wants war

In a region as febrile and tense as this, such broad statements carry the risk that an outlier, or unexpected reaction, tips the scale into rash conflict. But none of the interested parties — not even after the broad-daylight apparent assassination on the outskirts of Tehran of Iran’s most prominent nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, of … Read more

Dwight Howard hopes that championship lessons he learned with Lakers can help push 76ers over the top

Dwight Howard hopes that championship lessons he learned with Lakers can help push 76ers over the top

After executing a couple of big draft day trades that completely reshaped their roster, the most noteworthy move that the Philadelphia 76ers made in free agency was adding veteran center Dwight Howard on a one-year deal. Howard projects to serve as Philadelphia’s backup center, behind Joel Embiid.  It’s not often that the addition of a … Read more

Ranvir Shorey, Akshay Oberoi’s Series is Old Wine in New Bottle

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High Cast: Akshay Oberoi, Ranvir Shorey, Shweta Basu Prasad, Mrinmayee Godbole Director: Nikhil Rao After a drug overdose, Shiv (Akshay Oberoi) unknowingly becomes guinea pig for a trio of doctors performing lab experiments on their subjects at a rehab-cum-research facility located in the outskirts of Mumbai. Turns out, Magic, as they later name their super … Read more

Israel’s Pick to Head Holocaust Memorial Stirs International Uproar

Israel’s Pick to Head Holocaust Memorial Stirs International Uproar

JERUSALEM — For years, his name was synonymous with intolerance and right-wing extremism. So when Israel’s conservative-led government nominated Effie Eitam to be chairman of Yad Vashem, the country’s official Holocaust memorial and one its most hallowed institutions, it prompted an uproar. Mr. Eitam, a 68-year-old retired brigadier general and former minister, has spent the … Read more

Social barriers in Windsor school community with province’s largest COVID-19 outbreak amplify risk

Social barriers in Windsor school community with province's largest COVID-19 outbreak amplify risk

The province’s largest school outbreak is taking place in a Windsor neighbourhood that faces a number of social barriers known to facilitate the spread of COVID-19.  Forty-nine cases of COVID-19 — 40 students and nine staff members — are now connected to the outbreak at Frank W. Begley Public School in Windsor’s downtown. According to a map on the Windsor-Essex County … Read more

Unilateralism is hurting global economy, says Prabhu

Unilateralism is hurting global economy, says Prabhu

Nations need to work together now. India’s Sherpa to the G7 and G20 Suresh Prabhu has said that the growing tendency among nations to frame inward-looking policies and spurn multilateralism is a recipe for a greater disaster for the global economy that is already hobbled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Prabhu said it was imperative … Read more